SFA: Cautious optimism creeping back in

John Corrigan, chief executive of the NTMA, who will speak at the upcoming SFA conference, is guardedly upbeat about Ireland's improving economic fortunes. Alex Meehan reports.

11th May, 2014
John Corrigan, chief executive of the NTMA. Picture: Maura Hickey

With the National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) recently completing an auction of €10 billion in Irish government bonds at a competitive rate of 2.9 per cent, Ireland's ability to raise funds from the bond market seems to be recovering.

Already, 70 per cent of Ireland's €8 billion requirement for this year has been funded and, according to John Corrigan, NTMA chief executive, there is cause for optimism for future fundraising rounds.

Corrigan will be presenting his thoughts...

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